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Rebecca Lawton
Writer and geologist

Rebecca Lawton is a fluvial geologist and former river guide who writes about water in the West. Her latest book is Steelies and Other Endangered Species (2014). She lives in northern California.

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Essay/Wellbeing

The healing power of nature

The idea that immersing yourself in forests and nature has a healing effect is far more than just folk wisdom

Rebecca Lawton

Idea/Social Psychology

Why breaking the rules outdoors is an irresponsible thrill

Rebecca Lawton

Essay/Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Midnight at the oasis

Once oases supported human evolution. Now, our addiction to fountains, pools and palms threatens our survival

Rebecca Lawton

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